Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News

All of PIRSA's services under one roof at Riverland Field Days

12 September 2017

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) will once again be offering a one-stop-shop for its services and programs at this year's Riverland Field Days.

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A role for all under SA biosecurity policy to tackle pests & diseases

10 September 2017

Everyone has a role to play in protecting the state’s premium produce from pests and diseases under the updated State Biosecurity Policy 2017-21 launched today at the Royal Adelaide Show.

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Agricultural teacher named State Rural Ambassador

7 September 2017

An agricultural teacher from Orroroo in the Southern Flinders Ranges has been announced as the winner of the 2017 State Rural Ambassador Award – as the awards program reaches its milestone 20th anniversary.

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New high yield oat variety to help reduce cholesterol

4 September 2017

Grain growers and consumers are set to benefit from a new local oat variety, Kowari, which will be available for seeding next year.

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Two men fined for illegal Rock Lobster fishing

1 September 2017

Two recreational fishers have been convicted of charges relating to illegal Rock Lobster fishing near Port MacDonnell.

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Crab fishers reminded of limits ahead of season start

1 September 2017

Recreational fishers are being reminded to familiarise themselves with the new size, bag and boat limits surrounding Blue Swimmer Crabs, as the crabbing season gets underway.

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Spring blitz for animal health

28 August 2017

Spring is on the way and livestock producers being reminded to ensure they are ready to protect their animals against a range of animal health risks this season.

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Giant Cuttlefish continue to thrive at Point Lowly

25 August 2017

The Giant Australian Cuttlefish spawning population at Point Lowly near Whyalla continues to thrive, a promising result for one of the State's most iconic species.

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Operation Poach puts livestock thieves on notice

23 August 2017

SA Police (SAPOL) are stepping up 'Operation Poach' and increasing the number of Livestock Inspectors in country areas, following a rise in livestock theft across the State.

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Illegal net use sees commercial fisher fined

16 August 2017

A commercial marine scale fisher detected fishing with a net exceeding the lawful specifications has been handed a hefty penalty.

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